Mobile Food Stall Permit - City of Darwin - Northern Territory


You will require this permit if you intend to conduct street food vending. Street food vending is the use of public spaces for preparing, handling or dispensing food products for the purpose of sale.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


Variable; refer to your local council.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $46.00

Fee per day / single event.

Apply Licence All $278.00 Fee per month.
Apply Licence All $815.00 Fee per quarter.
Apply Licence All $3390.00 Annual fee.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Street Food Map (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1999 Northern Territory

Local law(s) name

Darwin City Council By-Laws 1994

Additional information

Food van vendors can apply for a permit at specified locations around Darwin. Applications open annually in February with the Street Food program beginning from 1 April. Applications will also be considered throughout the year on a case-by-case basis.

Administering agency

City of Darwin

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Service Centre

City of Darwin

Operating address: Civic Centre
Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 84
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889300300
Fax: 0889300311
Website: (Opens in new window)